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Add 42/12 and 9/50

1st number: 3 6/12, 2nd number: 9/50

42/12 + 9/50 is 92/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 50 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    42/12 = 42 × 25/12 × 25 = 1050/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 6 = 300,
    9/50 = 9 × 6/50 × 6 = 54/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/300 + 54/300 = 1050 + 54/300 = 1104/300
  5. 1104/300 simplified gives 92/25
  6. So, 42/12 + 9/50 = 92/25
    In mixed form: 317/25

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